Co-Morbidity is a very generic term. Any primary disease or disorder sometimes has additional diseases or disorders that occur alongside. Such additional diseases or disorders are termed as Co-morbid conditions or simply Co-morbidity.
Obesity and Its Co-Morbid Conditions
The primary risk any morbidly obese person runs is he/she develops type 2 diabetes mellitus. Other equally significant and worrisome Co-morbid conditions that a morbidly obese person acquires in time are
Hypertension or High Blood Pressure
Other Psychological Issues of Co-morbidity
Certain other psychological conditions also proceed as a result and they are
Discrimination by peers that lead to Social Stigmatization
Very low morale
Obvious low quality of life
Dr Maran has written many blog articles on obesity, the co-morbid conditions it leads to and the solutions. The blog articles on obesity and co-morbid conditions can be found here.